RAET 205C
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Students will develop a thorough understanding of modern, industry-standard PLC hardware and software to enable them to use PLCs effectively. Topics include the PLC as a task specific computer; program scan; relay ladder logic; digital and analog; sequencers/drums; functions and function blocks; RLL, SCL, FBD; Human Machine Interface (HMI); and other industry related topics. Numerous industry examples will be explored and discussed. Labs will emphasize program organization, documentation, audience awareness, maintainability, robustness, fault tolerance, and debugging. All students taking RAET 205C will be charged a $50 course fee.  (Prequisites: MATH 124C with a grade of “C” or higher and CPET 107C and ELET 101C, each with a grade of “C-“ or higher or permission of the Department Chair of Robotics and Automation Engineering Technology.)